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Vancouver Brit Permanent Posted: Saturday, 13 January 2018
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Requisition ID: 8201


The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world by 2020 and we are proud to be one of BC s Top Employers, Canada s Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada s Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world s most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose & Function
The Human Resource Consultant is responsible for working strategically as a member of a decentralized HR team, providing consultative services on a wide range of human resource issues and opportunities to managers and staff of the business unit. This role will initially support Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, which includes the Office of Emergency Management

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The HR Consultant will provide direction, coaching and support across a broad spectrum which includes: interpretation of collective agreement provisions and corporate policies, workforce planning, job and organization design, and performance management. You will plan and lead investigatory and disciplinary meetings, grievance hearings/discussions, and will participate in labour management meetings. The HR Consultant works closely with: other HR Consultants, HR Associates, all our other HR functions and with managers, staff, and our unions, to foster a positive employee and labour relations environment.

The HR Consultant has an excellent track record and experience in an unionized setting providing generalist consultation to managers and in supporting and/or leading a diverse range of HR related processes. Skilled at anticipating business needs and identifying risks and opportunities, and moving to action, you are a proactive problem solver who has worked extensively in a rapidly changing environment. You possess strong communication, interpersonal, coaching, and facilitation skills and have demonstrated ability to build strong teams and relationships. Candidates will have a related university degree or diploma and a minimum of 5 years' experience in a senior generalist role in a unionized environment. This position requires frequent travel between work sites, and as such, a valid Class 5 British Columbia Drivers' License is required. Access to a personal vehicle is preferred with mileage to be reimbursed in accordance with applicable policies. Access to the City sponsored car share network is also available.

Business Unit/Department: Human Resources (1020)

Affiliation: Exempt

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Position Start Date: January 2018

Application Close: January 14, 2018

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion .

Vancouver Brit, Canada
City of Vancouver
City of Vancouver
2018-01-13 11:08:57 PM

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